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'I Am Latino. I Am American. I Understand.'

Cleveland.com | Juan Caminero | Posted 09.01.2013 | Latino Voices

I wonder what a chief of the Taino tribe would say if he could see his people now. Would he recognize me as one of his own? Would his tribal tongue ma...

PHOTOS: South Bronx In The 70s, 80s And 90s

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York

Six Nuyorican photographers are hoping to shed light on the rich community of the South Bronx, without over-sentimentalizing the neighborhood's often ...

Mentoring Sonia: The Case of Celina Sotomayor

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

For more than sixty years Celina Sotomayor's life experience has reflected the evolution of the New York Puerto Rican community. As witness and participant, she puts a face on thousands of migrants like her, who braved dislocation, discrimination and disillusionment for a better life. Shattering ethno-racial and gender stereotypes, hers is a story of family, survival, and perseverance much like that of her compatriots with one distinct difference. Her daughter is President Obama's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, the first Nuyorican to be so honored.